Parents can give away their authority. Never say no if you don’t mean it. Don’t give a command, even a little one, if you are not willing to back it up. And parents can give a command in such a tone that the child senses there are options.
And he said to them, "Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while." For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. - Mark 6:31
We live in a day when confusion is rampant--both within the church and without--on the issue of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
If your a young person you've probably asked the question... "Is it God's will if I move here for this church...marry this person... get this job." How can you discern God's will? Also, how can you discern if it is God's will if your parents are against what your will is? When do you disobey your parents will in order to obey God's will?
Charles Leiter talks about how the Bible says we should bring our children and loved ones to Christ.
Do you say to yourself, “I'm single and God has forgotten me, He has not given me a spouse yet!” If that is you, may it not be so, for God numbers the very hairs on your head, He has not forgotten you.
In the Scriptures, children are commanded to honor their parents even after they leave the home. In this video, Paul Washer teaches on how children should treat their parents during the courtship process.
Parents are responsible to faithfully teach the things of God to their children. The Bible gives this role to no one else. In this video, Paul Washer teaches parents about the God-given command to raise their children in the teaching and admonition of the Lord.
In this video, Paul Washer introduces a teaching series for young adults and their parents on relationships with the opposite sex.
Ephesians 5:25 - Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. 1 John 4:20 - If anyone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.
Paul Washer talks about what it means to be a man. Are you a man according to what the Word of God & scriptures say? HeartCry Missionary Society http://hcmissions.com
In Ephesians 5:23 Paul says, "For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, AND is himself its SAVIOR." Why do we neglect the last 5 words in this comparison of the husband to Christ? Husband's cannot make atonement for their wives sins, but we can help preserve their souls in other ways (in this sermon we look at 3 of them).
Are you struggling with anger? Ephesians 4:26; Ephesians 4:31